Absence of a doctor doesn’t necessarily lead to criminal negligence, rules Supreme Court

The allegation against the doctor was that after having called for a physician, she did not wait in the hospital and did not attend upon the patient

Absence of a doctor doesn’t necessarily lead to criminal negligence, rules Supreme CourtQuashing a criminal case lodged against a doctor, the Supreme Court has held that an ‘error in judgment’ by a doctor does not make him guilty of criminal negligence under Section 304-A IPC. The allegation against the doctor was that after having called for a physician, she did not wait in the hospital and did […]

Each one of us should become mental health soldiers, psychiatrists tell Bombay High Court staff

On the eve of World Health Day, eminent psychiatrist Dr Harish Shetty addressed the HC staff on how to deal with stress in daily life. The workshop was organised by Maharashtra State Legal service authority

Each one of us should become mental health soldiers, psychiatrists tell Bombay High Court staffOn the eve of World Health Day, eminent psychiatrist Dr Harish Shetty addressed the Bombay High Court staff on how to deal with stress in daily life. This year, World Health Organisation (WHO) has chosen depression as theme for World Health Day, which is observed on April 7 to spread awareness on various health topics. […]

IMA doctors call off strike after CM accepts their demands

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called off the doctors' strike after a meeting with CM Devendra Fadnavis and other ministers, who have accepted their doctors

IMA doctors call off strike after CM accepts their demandsAfter going back and forth on whether to call off the strike or not, the Indian Medical Association (Maharashtra) has decided to withdraw the doctors’ protest in the state after meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in afternoon on Friday (March 24). At least 40,000 doctors, along with medical teachers, medical interns, pathologists and radiologists […]

Resident doctors will continue to be on leave

The Bombay High Court come down heavily on doctors participating in mass leave and said it is a shame on the profession if doctors go on strike like factory men. It said if a doctor is afraid of being assaulted, then they should quit the profession

Resident doctors will continue to be on leaveMedical services at public hospitals continue to be affected for the third consecutive day after resident doctors decide to continue to be on leave. Nearly 4,500 resident doctors from all medical colleges continued their mass leave for the second day on Tuesday (March 21) saying they are scared to work in hostile atmosphere. With resident […]